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Sri Aurobindo on the Kurukshetra war in the Mahabharata

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  Most of what Sri Aurobindo has written on the Mahabharata may be found in the compilation The Mahabharata – Essays and Translations. The excerpts below are actually translations from his writings in Bengali. After his acquittal in the Alipore Conspiracy Case, Sri Aurobindo started a weekly in Bengali called Dharma and wrote most of […]

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III – Heraclitus and Nietzsche on War, the Upanishadic view

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“Destruction is always a simultaneous or alternate element which keeps pace with creation and it is by destroying and renewing that the Master of Life does his long work of preservation. More, destruction is the first condition of progress. Inwardly, the man who does not destroy his lower self-formations, cannot rise to a greater existence…”  […]

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